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and -- it is all happening at this very moment. first, the jodi arias trial. she's in court for a mini trial of sorts. this is the first part of her sentencing phase in her criminal trial. it will decide whether she gets life in prison or death. in washington, eric holder is being grilled on a couple of scandals that are rocking the obama administration right now. we're going to begin in las vegas where america's most famous defendant officially speaks. o.j. simpson taking the stand. and o.j. appears wearing prison blues with his feet shackled and originally his hands shackled, but his right hand freed. he's testified now for nearly two hours in his effort to win a brand-new robbery and kidnapping trial. remember, he did not take the stand at his double murder trial. he did not take the stand at the original robbery and kidnapping trial that landed him here. but here he is right now and he's decided to speak under oath, officially. so far he has told the court that he was reluctant at first to try to recover personal items that he learned some memorabilia dealers were selling. they were his
the jury that convicted jodi arias is set to reconvene on a whole other question, just how cruel was her murder? we're going to have extensive coverage of the so-called aggravation phase of arias' first-degree murder trial in just a few moments, but our top story comes from a different courtroom in a different state 300 miles away. that's where o.j. simpson is about to tell a las vegas judge under oath why he deserves a do-over. a do-over in the trial that sent him to prison for 33 years. in short, he says it's all his former lead attorney's fault. it's his fault for getting him convicted of robbing and kidnapping and assaulting two sports memorabilia dealers in vegas who o.j. maintains were selling him his own stolen merchandise. cnn's paul vercammen joins me live to set the stage. so, paul, i know his attorneys are there. i believe o.j. is even at the courthouse at this time. set me up as to just exactly what's transpiring and how soon he's going to take that stand. >> well, we think he's going to take the stand momentarily. don't forget he's now being held at the clarke county jail. h
're keeping our eye on two big blockbuster courtroom battles. this afternoon jodi arias back in court as jurors decide whether she will face the death penalty. the big question for the jury did she act with cruelty in killing her ex-boyfriend travis alexander. we are also following this when court resumes at 1:00 p.m. this afternoon. >>> in a matter of hours o.j. simpson will take the stand in his latest attempt to get a new trial. >> i wasn't there to hurt anybody. i just wanted my personal things and i realize now i was stupid. i'm sorry. i didn't mean to steal anything from anybody. and i didn't know i was doing anything illegal. >> simpson is serving up to 33 years in prison for the 2007 sports memorabilia heist in las vegas. he was convicted of robbery, kidnapping, and assault, but now he blames another man, his former attorney, for giving him bad legal advice. we'll go live outside the courthouse in las vegas. good morning, paul. >> reporter: good morning, carol. o.j. is going to try to push the attorney under the bus so to speak when he takes the stand. they'll go through 19 cl
, in phoenix, convicted killer jodi arias is back from the sentencing phase. right now, the jury is weighing what is calls aggravating factors on whether arias should be sentenced to death. if the jury decides this crime was cruel, the defense then begins mitigation in a last-ditch effort to save her life. while in vegas, o.j. simpson is on the stand trying to convince the judge that his lawyer botched the robbery case. o.j. wants a judge to overturn his 9 to 33-year prison sentence claiming his then lawyer poorly advised him. >> was any use of force discussed? >> no, there wasn't. we all said you couldn't do it. and i wouldn't. >> that's what i'm asking you, what was his advice regarding the entire plan? >> that if they didn't give me the stuff, we have to call police. >> okay. >> and that's what i told everybody involved. that if they don't give it to me, i'm going to get the police in it. >> it's been nearly two decades since the nation watched o.j. simpson's white bronco race through the streets of orange county, california, leading police on a chase. then people were glued to the tv in
in court in fephoenix where jodi arias will have to sit and listen to the family of the ex-boyfriend she murdered in the penalty phase of her trial. to fwif arias the death penalty, the prosecutor will have to prove one aggravating factor, convince i convincing the jury the murder was cruel, heinous or depraved. she was put on suicide watch after telling a local tv station she would rather die than spend the rest of her life behind bars. >>> after a day on the jersey shore, prince harry wraps up his u.s. trip with some polo in connecticut. he'll play in a charity match at the greenwich polo cut. proceeds go to underprivileged children. harry's week long trip has focused on benefitting non-profit organizations and service. >>> well, one can dream, can't they? tonight's power ball jackpot is up to $360 million. cash value, just over 229 million. the third largest power ball jackpot ever. >>> speaking of jackpots, airlines collected an unbelievable record amount of baggage and change fees in 2012. mandy drury here with what's moving your money. $6 billion. >> it's incredible, isn't it? >>
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